In a shocking and brutal murder, High Court advocate Vaman Rao, who questioned the atrocities of TRS leaders and fought on behalf of the poor through various PILs in the High Court was stabbed to death along with his wife Nagamani who is also an advocate.
According to police, the couple who were travelling to their native place Mandhani were attacked with sickles by unidentified goons in their car. It was reported that the couple were stopped by force by the goons at Kalvacharla petrol bank at Ramagiri mandal.
Eyewitnesses claimed that Vaman Rao’s wife Nagamani who tried to stop the attack was also seriously injured. While the couple is rushed to the nearby government hospital on 108, the efforts went in vain as the couple succumbed to the minor injuries on the way.
Besides alerting all the check posts, the police have registered the case based on the last words of Vaman Rao during his journey to the hospital. According to Vaman Rao, Kunta Srinivas, TRS party president for Manthani Mandal is the one behind the attack on them.
It can be noted that Vamana Rao had earlier filed a petition in the lockup death case against Seelam Rangayya. Sources recalled that the advocate couple received numerous death threats over the same.